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Asylum Seekers

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th July 2013.

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Photo of Lord Roberts of Llandudno Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to review the restrictions on asylum applicants applying for jobs on the shortage occupation list.

Photo of Lord Taylor of Holbeach Lord Taylor of Holbeach The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Our position is unchanged since our previous answers to the noble Lord's questions on this topic. There are no plans to review the restrictions on asylum applicants applying for jobs on the Shortage Occupation List.

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